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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0252
CATEGORY   Business, Wholesale
SUBCATEGORY   Oil company warehouse
TITLE   Cities Service Oil Company
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Cities Services Oil Company located at 1519 Tiger Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. A man, Mr. Neuman, stands in the center of a warehouse with corrugated sheet metal walls and a wooden floor. Next to him is a manual gas pump. The area at the top was clear so customers could see that gasoline was actually being pumped. Behind him are dark metal drums. In the foreground is a lube oil barrel with a pump lying across the top. By this method, oil was pumped into the quart pitcher and poured from the pitcher into the engine.
SUBJECT   Business people. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Petroleum industry and trade. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Warehouses. (lcsh)
Wholesale trade. (lcsh)